Famous Black Dictators

Rank the most Brutal Famous Black Dictators

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Omar al-Bashir
(Former President of Sudan)
Omar al-Bashir
Birthdate: January 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hosh Bannaga, Sudan

Omar al-Bashir is a Sudanese politician who served as the seventh president of Sudan. A former military officer, he is the founder of the National Congress Party that remained the dominant political party in the country until 2019. He was deposed in a coup d'état the same year and subsequently arrested and convicted on multiple corruption charges.

Juvénal Habyarimana
(2nd President of Rwanda (1973 - 1994))
Juvénal Habyarimana
Birthdate: March 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gisenyi, Ruanda-Urundi
Died: April 6, 1994

Juvénal Habyarimana was a Rwandan politician whose presidency, which spanned from 1973 until his death in 1994, was responsible for pushing Rwanda into extreme poverty. His assassination on 6 April 1994 helped spark the Rwandan genocide, which had lasting effects on Rwanda. The genocide resulted in the death of nearly 1 million Rwandans.

Siaka Stevens
(1st President of Sierra Leone)
Siaka Stevens
Birthdate: August 24, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moyamba
Died: May 29, 1988

Siaka Stevens, known for his self-indulgent and corrupt rule, was overthrown by a coup in 1967, shortly after becoming the prime minister of Sierra Leone, but he was called back from exile in Guinea after a second coup a few months later. He was also the country’s first president.

Moussa Traoré
(President of Mali from 1968 to 1991)
Moussa Traoré
Birthdate: September 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kayes, Mali
Died: September 15, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza
Birthdate: August 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rutovu, Burundi
Died: May 4, 2016